Average Bench: 82.7% (60th of 984)

more Based on 4,169 user benchmarks.  Models: WDC WD3003FZEX-00Z4SA0, WDC WD30 03FZEX-00Z4S, WDC WD3003FZEX-32Z4SA0, WD3003FZEX-00Z4SA0, WDC WD30 03FZEX-00Z4SA0, WDC WD3003FZEX-0, WDC WD3003FZEX-00Z4S

Very good average bench

The WD Black 3TB (2013) averaged just 17.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the WD Black 3TB (2013) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 134MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the WD Black 3TB (2013) is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the WD Black 3TB (2013) performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.26MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Read 149 183
106 Write 139 167
99.3 Mixed 134 159
106% 141 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 0.7 0.98
1.07 4K Write 2.7 3.29
0.19 4K Mixed 0.26 0.35
108% 1.22 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 160
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.22
119% 1.38 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical Black 3TB (2013) Builds (Compare 4,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $870

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